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School-Age Programs

Your child needs a safe (and fun!) place to be after school. You need piece of mind that your child is well cared for and engaging in healthy activities. The solution? The YMCA School’s Out Program.

School-Age Childcare

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The Y’s afterschool programs provide a safe, enriching and fun environment for kids to enjoy when the school day ends. School’s Out at the Keene Family YMCA is designed to accommodate the needs of working families. Activities may include science and building projects, arts and crafts, swimming, outdoor play, gym games, academic enrichment, and healthy lifestyles education.

For more information about any of our school-age childcare programs, please contact School Age Childcare and Camp Director, Jami Daigle at jdaigle@keene-ymca.org.

Program Information

Afterschool Program

Our afterschool program operates primarily out of the Children’s Learning Center at the Keene Family YMCA from school dismissal time until 5:30 pm. We serve students from Symonds, Fuller, Franklin, Wheelock, Chesterfield, and Westmoreland Elementary Schools. To register for this program, please reach out to Jami Daigle at jdaigle@keene-ymca.org.

School Vacation Camps

Our School Vacation Camps offer your child a safe place to spend their vacation, early release and teacher workshop days, as declared by SAU29. This is a full-day program that opens at 8:00 am and closes at 5:00 pm. All youth in grades K-5 are eligible to participate. Activities may include STEM projects, creative arts, indoor climbing, gym games, outdoor play, gymnastics, and swimming. 

Youth attending Vacation Camps should come prepared to play both indoors and outside with proper, weather-appropriate outdoor gear. Please be sure to pack a peanut/tree nut-free morning snack, lunch, and afternoon snack for your child.

Once you’ve completed your online registration, you’ll need to download, complete and return the forms below as well. These forms can be emailed to the Director of Childcare Services, Jami Daigle, at jdaigle@keene-ymca.org or dropped off at our Welcome Center.

(Required for all campers)

Snow Days

The YMCA’s school-age Snow Day program operates on SAU 29 declared school closures due to inclement weather. This is a full-day program that opens at 8:00 am and closes at 5:00 pm. Youth in grades K-5th are eligible to participate.

Registration for the Snow Day program operates on a first-come-first-served basis. After receiving the official notification of school closures, families can register their child for the Snow Day. Please note that it is your responsibility to ensure that you are signing your child up for the correct date. Payments are due upon registration.

Youth attending the Snow Day program should come prepared to play indoors and outside with proper snow gear. As with our Vacation Camps, activities during a snow day may include STEM projects, creative arts, rock wall climbing, gym games, outdoor play, gymnastics, and swimming. Please be sure to pack a peanut/tree nut-free morning snack, lunch, and afternoon snack for your child.

School’s Out Program Fees

Registration fees for each of our afterschool programs are outlined below. For all of our childcare programs, there is an annual registration fee.

Afterschool Program

5 Days per Week – $110/week
3 Days per Week – $65/week

School Vacation Camps

YMCA Members – $210/week
Non-Members – $236/week

Snow Day Program

Afterschool Program Participants – $37/day
YMCA Members – $42/day
Non-Members – $53/day

Teacher Workshop Days

Afterschool Program Participants – $37/day
YMCA Members – $42/day
Non-Members $53/day

Sign Up For A Program Today!

To register for any of our school-age childcare programs, click the link to contact us today!